Draped Pearl Cake

Draped Pearl CakeI love this cake.  I loved it so much that I wanted to keep it for myself.  I was asked to make a small pretty cake with flowers and this is what I created.  The inside of the cake is chocolate cake with cookies and cream filling.

Draped Fondant Pearls

I covered the cake in white fondant.  Then I draped different size fondant pearl strands around the cake.  To make the pearls, I use a silicone mold with three sizes pearl options.  I dust the mold with powdered sugar and press a thin rope of fondant into the mold.  Then I spread the mold open and pop out the strand of pearls.  I use some water to attach the pearls to the cake.

Pink and Gold Gum Paste Flowers

I made three fondant bows to top off the strands of pearls.  I filled in the center of the cake with these beautiful pink flowers that I bought (don’t tell anyone that I cheated!)  I bought these flowers a while ago and I though this was a perfect time to use them.  They came in pink but they look kind of flat so I airbrushed the edges in shimmery gold.  I really think the gold detail brings the store bought flowers to life.  Finally, I airbrushed the whole cake in shimmery pearl color to give it some glitz and glam!

16 thoughts on “Draped Pearl Cake

  1. This cake makes me want to get married again and have a wedding. In “my day” wedding cakes were white and had plastic bride and groom on top. This would be a stunning cake for a wedding.

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